Lana Smiley

Lana Smiley is a writer and journalist of cryptocurrency-related stories. She also performs fire show and writes fiction stories. Enjoys travelling, literature and music.



Aug 23, 2022 at 12:12
A Hacker Fails to Perform a Bridge Hack, Losing 5 ETH
On August 22, 2022, an unknown hacker tried to break the NEAR/ETH Rainbow Bridge. However, the hack was blocked, protecting users' money. It also cost the criminal around 5 ETH (~$8,000).
Aug 09, 2022 at 11:39
Around $2 Billion was Stolen in Cross-Chain Bridge Hacks in 2022; Half of the Funds Went to North Koreans
Cross-chain bridge transactions are considered to be the weakest point of blockchain. This flow cost users about $2 billion in the first half of 2022.
Aug 02, 2022 at 13:17
North Korean Hackers Copypaste LinkedIn Resumes to Get Jobs at Cryptocurrency Companies
Hackers from North Korea are plagiarising information from legitimate resumes on various hiring platforms such as LinkedIn. They use the stolen data to apply for jobs at cryptocurrency companies in North America and Europe.
Aug 01, 2022 at 10:35
Who's Afraid of Bears: Minnesota Embraces Cryptocurrency Despite Price Downturn
The US states are actively embracing digital currencies. Minnesota is one of the latest states to jump on the cryptocurrency bandwagon.
Jul 25, 2022 at 12:50
A UK Banking Giant Turns to the Cryptocurrency Industry Amidst Bearish Market
While the overall cryptocurrency market appears to be unwaveringly bearish, some investors think the downtrend is a good time to get into the industry. UK financial giant Barclays is looking to invest in a cryptocurrency project.
Jul 20, 2022 at 09:14
Hackers Have Stolen About $400,000 in NFTs Using a Malicious Link
On July 17, the popular NFT platform Premint was hacked, resulting in the loss of over 300 NFTs with a total value of $400,000.
Jul 12, 2022 at 12:02
Cryptocurrency Project Losses from Black Hat Hackers Increased 1.5 Times in Second Quarter of 2022
Black Hat hackers are actively exploiting the cryptocurrency industry and its vulnerabilities. In the second quarter of 2022, the total loss of crypto projects due to hacks and fraud amounted to $670,698,280.
Jul 04, 2022 at 11:11
Samsung is to Optimise Energy Consumption in Cryptocurrency Mining by 45% with New Chips
On June 30, South Korean tech giant Samsung announced new semiconductor chips that can potentially be employed for mining cryptocurrencies. According to the announcement, the new 3-nanometer process technology will enable 45% optimization of power usage.
Feb 24, 2022 at 13:21
Kazakh Authorities Spotted 13 Underground Cryptocurrency Mining Farms Illegally Consuming Energy
Kazakhstan's Energy Ministry is redoubling its efforts to fight illegal cryptocurrency mining. This week, 13 illegal facilities with a total capacity of over 200 Wt were discovered and shut down.
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